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Development ban on Navajo lands formally repealed (access required)

FLAGSTAFF - President Barack Obama signed legislation on Friday that officially repeals a decades-long development ban on the western edge of the Navajo Nation. The construction ban was lifted in late 2006 after the Navajo and Hopi tribes reached an agreement in a land dispute and a federal judge signed off on it. Tribal members ...

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This is Tombstone’s Oriental Saloon, photographed in the 1930s after its conversion for use as a drug store.

The Oriental Saloon (access required)

Owned by Jim Vizina, its bar and restaurant rented to Cochise County Supervisor M.E. (Milt) Joyce, the Oriental was considered Tombstone’s finest saloon. “Last evening,” ...